A bit off topic (not really), I wanted to highlight some of the amazing things we love about Wassaic, NY. Almost every weekend we've been working on the house, we've discovered some amazing new side of this awesome little town.* We all loved the house as soon as Zillow sent it to me in a … Continue reading #keepwassaicweird
With the roof repairs done, it was time to tackle the water damage left behind. It looks both worse and better than it was. Pro-tip: Clean up your damaged materials before the roofer's dumpster is removed. 😉 First, the challenges: conducting major home repairs with no electricity can be tricky. Props to my partner, Sergiu, … Continue reading The Ceiling.
When I told my dad we found an amazing house (albeit in need of some work) he was very supportive and confident we could do many repairs ourselves. He offered his help on anything and everything we needed. I told him the roof had to be replaced, but he was not concerned: we'd all repaired … Continue reading The Roof.
Built in 1870 for the Superintendent of the New York Milk Company (later known as the Borden Milk Company), the house is a dream come true. Sure, it's lacking walls, has no running water or electricity, and urgently needed a new roof when we purchased it in January, 2019. But look at it! It is … Continue reading The House